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Status Ain't Hood

Buddy & Kaytranada Make Effortless, Breezy Summertime Rap Music

There are so many kinds of good rapping. There are the obvious forms, of course. There's the breathless technical rapping. There's the idiosyncratic, inventive, stylistically…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 12:56 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Kaytranada stories

Mick Jenkins – “Understood” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Over the course of the past couple of months, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has teased his upcoming album Pieces Of A Man by sharing three…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2018 - 11:15 am

Kelela – “Waitin (Kaytranada Remix)”

One year ago, the futuristic, experimental R&B singer Kelela released her official debut album Take Me Apart. And next week, to mark the anniversary, she's…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Mick Jenkins – “What Am I To Do”

Mick Jenkins is apparently not fucking around. The Chicago rapper took no prisoners on "Bruce Banner," his opening bow leading up to the release of…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm

Kaytranada Remixes Sade & A Tribe Called Quest

In the two years since the great Montreal dance producer Kaytranada released his deeply promising debut album 99.9%, he's been in collaboration mode. He's worked…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 10:04 am

Cassie – “Don’t Play It Safe” Video

Cassie has been making warped, forward-thinking music for more than a decade, but she hasn't been doing it often enough; her great RockaByeBaby mixtape is…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2018 - 10:34 am

Cassie – “Don’t Play It Safe”

Cassie dropped a new single last night titled "Don't Play It Safe," which was produced by Kaytranada. The track follows "Love A Loser," a song…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 22, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Watch Talib Kweli Play Conan With Anderson .Paak & Kaytranada

Last month, Talib Kweli released his new album Radio Silence, and on the single "Traveling Light," he teamed up with boho-soul livewire Anderson .Paak over…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2017 - 9:35 am

Matt Martians – “28” (Prod. KAYTRANADA & BADBADNOTGOOD)

The Internet's Matt Martians released his debut solo album, The Drum Chord Theory, earlier this year, and now he's back with an unreleased b-side that…
Peter Helman | September 14, 2017 - 6:54 pm

Kaytranada Shares Three New Tracks On SoundCloud

Kanytranada shared three new beats on his SoundCloud page yesterday afternoon. The Canadian producer uploaded the tracks as "2017 - 38," "2017 09 01 -…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 4, 2017 - 10:08 am

Gorillaz – “Strobelite (Kaytranada Remix)”

Gorillaz's latest album, Humanz, was released earlier this year and today the band debuted a remix of their track "Strobelite" helmed by Toronto's Kaytranada. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2017 - 9:23 am

Buddy & Kaytranada – “World Of Wonders” Video

We were mighty impressed with Ocean & Montana, the breezy and infectious new summertime rap EP from Compton rapper Buddy and Montreal producer Kaytranada. "World…
Chris DeVille | June 14, 2017 - 1:55 pm

Stream Buddy & Kaytranada Ocean & Montana EP

The great Montreal producer Kaytranada is more of a house guy than a rap guy, but he's lately been making more and more music for…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

Chance The Rapper – “They Say” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Chance The Rapper has been performing a song called "They Say" live for a couple of years now -- it was produced by Kaytranada and…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 10:52 am

Nick Murphy – “Your Time” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Nick Murphy, the Australian musician formerly known as Chet Faker, has worked his way up to precipitously high festival poster placement in recent years, in…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2017 - 12:54 pm
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